UK Championship 2018: BBC coverage times

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UK Championship on the BBC
Date: 27 Nov-9 Dec Venue: York Barbican
Coverage: Watch live across BBC Two, BBC Red Button, Connected TV, the BBC Sport website and mobile app from 1 December.

Defending champion Ronnie O’Sullivan heads to York for the UK Snooker Championship from 27 November, looking to win a record seventh title.

The Englishman beat Shaun Murphy 10-5 to equal Steve Davis’ haul of six, set back in 2005 when he defeated China’s Ding Junhui.

The world number three will face former world amateur champion Luke Simmonds in round one, while world number one Mark Selby begins his tournament against James Cahill and number two Mark Williams takes on Adam Duffy.

The UK Championship is one of snooker’s Triple Crown, and this year has a total prize money of £850,000 with the winner taking £170,000.

BBC Sport has comprehensive live coverage on BBC TV, Red Button, Connected TV, online and the BBC Sport app from Saturday, 1 December.

There will also be match highlights available on the BBC Sport website for UK audiences.

BBC coverage times

All times are GMT and subject to late changes.

Saturday, 1 December

13:00-14:30, 17:30-18:00 & 19:00-23:30, BBC Red Button, Connected TV & online

13:15-16:30, BBC One

16:30-17:30, BBC Two

23:15-00:05, Highlights, BBC Two

00:05-02:05, Snooker UK Championship Extra, BBC Two

Sunday, 2 December

14:20-18:00 & 19:00-23:30, BBC Red Button, Connected TV & online

13:00-18:00, BBC Two

23:15-00:05, Highlights, BBC Two

00:05-02:05, Snooker UK Championship Extra, BBC Two

Monday, 3 December

04:30-07:50 & 12:10-13:00, Highlights (repeat), BBC Red Button

13:00-17:15, BBC Two

13:00-18:00 & 19:00-23:30, BBC Red Button, Connected TV & online

23:15-00:05, Highlights, BBC Two

00:05-02:05, Snooker UK Championship Extra, BBC Two

Tuesday, 4 December

05:40-07:40 & 08:30-10:30, Snooker UK Championship Extra (repeat), BBC Red Button

07:40-08:30 & 10:30-13:00, Highlights (repeat), BBC Red Button

13:00-18:00 & 19:00-23:30, BBC Red Button, Connected TV & online

13:00-17:15, BBC Two

00:05-00:55, Highlights, BBC Two

00:55-02:55, Snooker UK Championship Extra, BBC Two

Wednesday, 5 December

05:40-07:40 & 08:30-10:30, Snooker UK Championship Extra (repeat), BBC Red Button

04:50-05:40, 07:40-08:30 & 10:30-13:00, Highlights (repeat), BBC Red Button

13:00-18:00 & 19:00-23:30, BBC Red Button, Connected TV & online

13:00-17:15, BBC Two

23:15-00:05, Highlights, BBC Two

00:05-02:05, Snooker UK Championship Extra, BBC Two

Thursday, 6 December

04:50-05:40, 07:40-08:30 & 10:30-11:20, Highlights (repeat), BBC Red Button

05:40-07:40 & 08:30-10:30, Snooker UK Championship Extra (repeat), BBC Red Button

13:30-18:00 & 19:00-23:30, BBC Red Button, Connected TV & online

13:00-14:45, 17:00-18:00 & 19:00-20:00, BBC Two

23:15-00:05, Highlights, BBC Two

00:05-02:05, Snooker UK Championship Extra, BBC Two

Friday, 7 December

04:50-05:40, 07:40-08:30 & 10:30-13:00, Highlights (repeat), BBC Red Button

05:40-07:40 & 08:30-10:30, Snooker UK Championship Extra (repeat), BBC Red Button

13:00-18:00 & 19:00-23:30, BBC Red Button, Connected TV & online

13:00-17:15 & 19:00-20:00, BBC Two

23:15-00:05, Highlights, BBC Two

Saturday, 8 December

05:25-12:50 Highlights (repeated on loop), BBC Red Button

13:15-16:30, BBC One

16:30-17:10 & 19:00-22:00, BBC Two

13:00-18:00, Connected TV & online

Sunday, 9 December

13:00-17:15 & 19:00-23:00, Snooker UK Championship, BBC Two

Catch-up

You can view BBC Sport output as well as listen to our radio sports programming on the BBC iPlayer.

The BBC Sport website is available via desktop, mobile, tablet and app, giving easy access to the live stream, text commentaries, news, reports and schedules. The BBC Sport app is available free on Apple and Android devices.

National and regional variations

National and regional variations have been included in this list where possible, but please check your local listings for more detailed information.

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